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Bovine TB confirmed in north Cumbria

An outbreak of bovine TB has been confirmed on a farm in the Brampton area. Animals at farms in a three kilometre radius will be tested for the disease.

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Bovine TB confirmed in the Brampton area

An outbreak of bovine TB has been confirmed in the Brampton area of north Cumbria.

There are restrictions in place when it comes to moving affected cattle and farms within a three kilometre radius will also be tested.

The NFU has advised farmers to be careful when bringing animals into the county by looking at their sourcing policy and where animals are coming from.

Cumbria is a low risk area on the border of Scotland - which has a TB free status.

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